Durbanville Hills Shiraz 2008, Durbanville

Shiraz Shiraz
South Africa

$11.95 (22269)

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Critic Reviews (6)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The 2008 vintage is similar but also better than the 2007 from the cool climate Durbanville Hills on the northern...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Rich coffee, chocolate nose with a distinctive South African earthiness. Palate is lush, dense and peppery with dried...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has a very complex nose of fig/cherry fruit, juniper/woodsy notes, leather plus clove and mincemeat. It's...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Spicy, savoury, medicinal, with plenty of smoke, molasses and dried herb aromas and flavours. The palate is dry,...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Very smoky, meaty, peppery, black cherry, rooty aromas with some sweaty saddle. Fresh, dry, round palate with earthy,...

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Margaret Swaine
Margaret Swaine

Grown in the Durbanville Hills area, one of South Africa’s coolest wine regions, the grapes were sourced from low...

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Community Reviews (3)

Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Blackberries, cherries, smokiness, and pepper on the nose. Tannis are still somewhat green, but there is lots of dark fruit and a crisp acidity, creating a balanced mouthfeel. The aftertaste is short and somewhat disappointing, but otherwise this is great value.

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Barbara D. Ritchie
Barbara D. Ritchie

Medium plum colour. Attractive dark berry fruits, with black pepper, spice and a touch of cedar. Enticing undertones of cocoa and sage. Firm palate with a lingering finish.

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Ryan Downing
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